Other Opportunities to Garden

Many people want to get their hands in the soil quickly, so watch the following groups for opportunities while you wait for a P-Patch plot.

Urban Farm Hub compiles an amazing amount of urban agriculture-related news.

Solid Ground- Lettuce Link program operates an urban farm in South Park Seattle where neighbors grow produce for themselves and their communities.

Tilth Alliance works to build an ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable food system. 

Alleycat Acres is an urban farm collective that "transforms vacant spaces to create a network of sustainable urban farms that reconnect people to food while helping to increase food security on a community level."

City Fruit works neighborhood by neighborhood to help residential fruit tree owners grow healthy fruit to harvest and use what they can and to share what they don't need.

Seattle Department of Transportation allows gardening on planting strips with a simple permit. Click here to learn more about this program.  

Community members on Beacon Hill are working to design, plant, and grow the Beacon Food Forest - an edible urban forest garden that inspires the community to gather together, grow its own food, and rehabilitate our local ecosystem. They are looking for Beacon Hill community members, local institutions and citywide volunteers to participate.

UW Farm is a registered student organization and always welcomes help and community involvement.

Clean Greens is a small nonprofit organization, owned and operated by residents of Seattle's Central District. They grow and deliver clean and healthy produce at reasonable prices. They are looking for volunteers to work on the farm and the market. Contact Lottie Cross for more information. 

Seattle Community Farm is now being managed by Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS). The farm produces healthy, locally-sourced food for those experiencing hunger. They're looking for caring individuals who can consistently lend a hand! Tasks can include preparing the garden beds for Spring, weeding, tilling, planting, providing light maintenance to the farm facility and harvesting.